'Housewives' Star Miss Sharon Dies From Stroke

12/2/2014 8:20 PM PST

'RHOA' Cast Member Dies -- Kandi Burruss' Mother-In-Law Miss Sharon Dead After Stroke

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Kandi Burruss' mother-in-law, Sharon Tucker, died in NYC Tuesday ... after suffering a stroke one day earlier.

Todd Tucker immediately flew from ATL to NY after getting the news about his mother's stroke ... according to sources close to Kandi and her husband. Todd's mom frequently appeared on "Real Housewives of Atlanta" ... and went by Miss Sharon on the show.

She slipped into a coma overnight while hospitalized after the stroke. We're told Kandi and Todd were by her side when Miss Sharon died.